10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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10 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Nairobi
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Nairobi

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Nobles, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, and finally explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then don't miss a visit to Isis Temple - Shelwit, and finally admire all the interesting features of ACE- Animal Care in Egypt.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip builder.

Nairobi, Kenya to Luxor is an approximately 12-hour combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nairobi to Luxor. Traveling from Nairobi in September, expect nights in Luxor to be somewhat warmer, around 28°C, while days are warmer, around 45°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

4
nights
Cairo

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, browse for treasures at Bashayer, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Al-Azhar Park.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cairo trip builder.

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Luxor in September, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are slightly colder, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Giza
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Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Visit Na'ama Bay and Shark's Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab (about 1h 35 min away). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid, admire all the interesting features of Ghibli Raceway, browse the different shops at SOHO Square, and join in the after-dark buzz at El Fanar.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, Sharm El Sheikh is somewhat warmer than Cairo - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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